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Amelanchier arborea

Common Name: Juneberry

Type: Tree or Shrub
Light Exposure: Full Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Height: 15 feet
Bloom Color: White
Blooms From May to May

More Information

There are 16 species of Amelanchier in the world, most are in North America. The fruit ripens in June, is edible and an important food source for wildlife. This large shrub is also called Down Serviceberry because of the whitish downy hairs on the undersides of the leaves. Long ago it was named a ‘Serviceberry’ because it flowers in spring signaling the ground was ready to be dug for burials in northern climates. Yellow to red fall color.